Both Google and Microsoft announced their quarterly earnings on Thursday. Google is going strong in spite of a tough ad market; Microsoft took a half-billion dollar writedown on an old investment, but the rest of the company is humming along smoothly.
Nokia's Lumia phones did well last quarter, but the company still lost $1.7 billion. Can the company fight back against the encroaching iPhone and Android?
For $6 a month, GameTanium gives people unlimited access to 100 phone games and 50 tablet games. Verizon says GameTanium works on 30 of its phones.
While gamers wait for the next Sony and Microsoft consoles, Ouya preps a $100 machine that will feature only free-to-play games. The new contender runs Android.
The iPad has come in one size – 9.7 inches – since Apple first introduced it in 2010. Now, Apple's component manufacturers are rumored to be preparing for production of a smaller 7- or 8-inch iPad, to be released before the end of the year.
It can be hard for parents to decipher whether or not mobile apps are collecting and selling sensitive information about their kids, such as location and purchasing habits. But some are working to make the muddy world of app privacy policies a little more clear and help parents worry about kid apps less.